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Newspaper Articles and Media Coverage

Following are newspaper articles written by CBPS as well as media coverage of our work:

  • Confluence (Science, Scientists and Society), Indian Academy of Sciences has published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha titled, ‘The online teaching experience at higher levels: teachers struggling to make sense of it’ on 20 November 2021. The article has been published in a series titled ‘Still Online: Higher Education in India’ on the Confluence website.
  • Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Deccan Herald titled ‘Signs of economic recovery in Karnataka; experts hold their horses’. It was published on 19 September 2021.
  • Youth Ki Awaaz has published an article titled ‘We’ll ‘Allow’ Our Daughters To Complete Class 12, That’s More Than Our Relatives’. It was published on 15 September 2021.  In this article, a link to the report (which is uploaded on the CBPS website) titled, ‘Report – Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India‘ has been mentioned.
  • The New Indian Express has published an article titled ‘Closure of schools catastrophic for the poor in last 18 months: Report’. It was published on 7 September 2021. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted in Bihar during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge to what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • Gaon Connection published an article titled ‘Back To School: Classrooms have reopened in Uttar Pradesh, but where are the textbooks, ask students’. It was published on 4 September 2021. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted in Bihar during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge to what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • Gaon Connection published an article titled ‘Primary schools reopen in Uttar Pradesh after 18 months; excited teachers, notebooks and midday meal welcome the children’. It was published on 1 September 2021. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted in Bihar during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge to what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in The Times of India titled, ‘Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai’s austerity push puts fund-starved departments in a spot’. It was published on 30 July 2021.
  • Public Affairs Centre (PAC) published a Bulletin – CODR – Bits & Bytes which carried an interview with Dr. Jyotsna Jha in its Volume 2 and Issue 5 edition on 14 July 2021. The interview was based on questions regarding gender equality.
  • BBC News published an article titled, ‘Covid in India: Tackling lack of online learning in Delhi’s slums’ on 6 July 2021. In this article, a link to the report (which is uploaded on the CBPS website) titled, ‘Report – Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India‘ has been mentioned.
  • Counterview has published an article titled, ‘Rural Karnataka: Dependence on small time clinics, quacks; lack of trust in govt hospitals’ on 13 June 2021. This was based on a discussion titled, ‘Rural Realities | Karnataka Practitioners’ Experiences In Tackling The Second Wave’ organised by Centre for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS) and Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi on 21 May 2021, wherein, Dr. Jyotsna Jha was a discussant.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by a journalist in an article titled, ‘Skateboarding Gives Freedom To Rural Indian Teen In Netflix Film — And In Real Life’ published in National Public Radio on 11 June 2021.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations in an article titled, ‘Skateboarding Gives Freedom To Rural Indian Teen In Netflix Film — And In Real Life’ published in WXXI News on 11 June 2021.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha has been quoted in an article titled, ‘Hope embedded in despair’ (Discussions on the role of online education offer valuable insights on the way forward for higher education), published in The Hindu on 5 June 2021.
  • Youth ki Awaaz published an article titled, ‘Rural Realities | Karnataka Practitioners’ Experiences In Tackling The Second Wave’ on 31 May 2021. This was based on a discussion titled, ‘Rural Realities | Karnataka Practitioners’ Experiences In Tackling The Second Wave’ organised by Centre for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS) and Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi on 21 May 2021, wherein, Dr. Jyotsna Jha was a discussant.
  • A short audio clip on the insights of the panel can be viewed here wherein, Dr. Jyotsna Jha highlights the need to Strengthen Leadership and Accountability During Pandemic. It was published on 29 May 2021. This was based on a discussion titled, ‘Rural Realities | Karnataka Practitioners’ Experiences In Tackling The Second Wave’ organised by Centre for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS) and Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi on 21 May 2021, wherein, Dr. Jyotsna Jha was a discussant.
  • Thrive Global has published an article on 27 May 2021 titled, ‘Will India’s Second COVID-19 Wave Reverse Gender Equality For Years to Come? – From fears of dropping out of school to getting married young, Indian girls brave the worst of the pandemic’. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge till what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Quartz India titled, ‘The Covid-19 pandemic has left thousands of Indians unemployed—perhaps forever’. It was published on 21 May 2021.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha’s article titled, ‘Gender equality still a distant dream’ has been published in Deccan Herald on 21 April 2021.
  • Fortune India has published an article titled, ‘The master key to unlock India’s growth promise’ on 16 April 2021. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge till what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Citizen Matters Bengaluru titled, ‘BBMP budget: Is 336 cr enough to manage Covid, fix a broken healthcare system?’. It was published on 16 April 2021.
  • Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Deccan Herald titled, ‘Karnataka Govt has 140 PD accounts with Rs 3,200 crore balance’. It was published on 26 March 2021.
  • Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Deccan Herald titled, ‘Why state’s Child Budget is no child’s play’. It was published on 21 March 2021.
  • Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Vijaywani titled, ‘Budget closer to reality’. It was published on 10 March 2021.
  • Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Udaywani titled, ‘A budget that is close to reality despite its limitations’. It was published on 10 March 2021.
  • The Times of India published an article titled, ’54 lakh girls given scholarships: WDC’ on 9 March 2021. This was based on a conference titled, ‘Women Empowerment – Issues, Evidence and Policy Response’ organised by the International Growth Centre of the London School of Economics (IGC) and Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI), in collaboration with Women Development Corporation (WDC), Government of Bihar on 8 March 2021 wherein, Dr. Jyotsna Jha delivered the IGC India Special Lecture and Dr. Niveditha Menon moderated a panel discussion titled, ‘Women Economic Empowerment: Constraints and Solutions’.
  • Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Deccan Herald titled, ‘A budget like no other, Karnataka CM Yediyurappa has an unenviable task ahead’. It was published on 6 March 2021.
  • Prof. Vinod Vyasulu (President of Governing Board of CBPS) was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in The Times of India titled, ‘BS Yediyurappa may leave tax rates unchanged in new budget’. It was published on 5 March 2021.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in The Times of India titled, ‘Karnataka: Can BS Yediyurappa put brakes on committed expenditure?’. It was published on 4 March 2021.
  • Youth ki Awaaz published an article titled, ‘Pandemic And Union Budget 2021: Implementation And The Way Forward’ on 19 February 2021. This was based on a discussion titled, ‘Pandemic & Union Budget 2021 Implementation and the way forward’ organised by the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI) and Counterview on 8 February 2021 wherein, Dr. Jyotsna Jha was one of the panelist.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha participated as a panelist on Desh Deshantar – Mapping India’s unorganised Sector, aired on Rajya Sabha TV. The other panelists were Dr. Nupur Tiwari (Associate Professor, IIPA) and Mr. P.P. Mitra (Former Principal Advisor, Labour & Employment MoLE). It was organised on 18 February 2021. The moderator of the session was Mr. Kavindra Sachan (Senior Anchor).
  • The Tribune published an article titled, ‘Budget a let-down on the education front’ on 16 February 2021. Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) in alliance with Malala Fund conducted a study in this regard in districts of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana and Delhi. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in The Times of India titled, ‘Karnataka budget: Govt borrowings likely to touch a record high’. It was published on 16 February 2021.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha’s article titled, ‘Annual Budget 2021-22: An imbalance between economic growth and livelihood?’ has been published as part of the Guest Column in The Indian Tiffin – BDO India’s international newsletter on 5 February 2021.
  • BIC Talks published a podcast titled, ‘Budget 2021: Promise and Reality (Narayan Ramachandran and Jyotsna Jha)’ on 3 February 2021.
  • Deccan Herald has published an article titled, ‘Union Budget 2021: Art of hiding the truth’ written by Dr. Jyotsna Jha. It was published on 2 February 2021.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha participated as a panelist on ‘Arthniti – Economic Survey 2021-22’, aired on Rajya Sabha TV as on 31 January 2021. The discussion was titled, ‘Economic Survey – The Road Ahead’. The other panelist was Ms. Deepshikha Sikarwar (Senior Editor, The Economic Times).The moderator of the session was Mr. Kavindra Sachan (senior anchor).
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha participated as a panelist on Desh Deshantar, aired on Rajya Sabha TV. The other panelists were Dr. Raman R. Gangakhedkar (Dr. C.G. Pandit National Chair, ICMR) and Dr. R.K. Srivastava (Former DGHS, GoI). It was organised on 30 January 2021. The moderator of the session was Mr. Kavindra Sachan (senior anchor).
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in The Times of India titled, ‘Karnataka: 12% economic contraction estimated before budget’. It was published on 29 January 2021.
  • ‘A nightmare for our poorest that we must wake up to’ by Dr. Jyotsna Jha was published in the mint on 7 January 2021.
  • Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in Deccan Herald titled, ‘Yediyurappa faces uphill fiscal task ahead of budget’. It was published on 3 January 2021.
  • Youth Ki Awaaz published an article titled, ‘District Development, Data And Diversity: Lessons And The Way Forward’ on 1 January 2021. This was based on a discussion titled, ‘District Development, Data and Diversity: Lessons and the Way Forward’ orgainsed by Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi and US India Policy Institute (USIPI), Washington, D.C., on 2 November 2020 wherein, Dr. Jyotsna Jha was one of the panelist.
  • The Washington Post has published an article titled, ‘Schools in India have been closed since March. The costs to children are mounting.’ on 30 December 2020. In the article, a link to the report (which is uploaded on the CBPS website) titled, ‘Report – Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India‘ has been mentioned.
  • mint published an article titled, ‘Experts call for a spending boost’ on 30 December 2020. This was based on a session organised by mint and was held on 28 December 2020 titled, ‘Pandemic, unemployment, inequality: The way forward’ wherein Dr. Jyotsna Jha was one of the panelists.
  • IndraStra Global published an article titled, ‘District Development, Data and Diversity: Lessons and the Way Forward’ on 24 December 2020. This was based on a discussion titled, ‘District Development, Data and Diversity: Lessons and the Way Forward’ orgainsed by Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi and US India Policy Institute (USIPI), Washington, D.C., on 2 November 2020 wherein, Dr. Jyotsna Jha was one of the panelist.
  • National Herald has published an article titled, ‘The govt must assist girl students from poor backgrounds to get education during the pandemic’ on 23 December 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • BIC Talks published a podcast titled, ‘Girls Out of School (with Jyotsna Jha) – Pandemic worsens the gender gap’ on 2 December 2020.
  • The Times of India has published an article titled, ‘54% girls in Uttar Pradesh uncertain of return to school after Covid-19’ on 28 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • The Times of India published an article title, ‘Bengaluru: Girls spending more time on chores than lessons; report’ on 27 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • Aaj Tak published an article titled, ‘स्कूली लड़कियों पर कैसा पड़ेगा कोरोना महामारी का असर, चौंकाती है ये स्टडी’ on 27 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • ABP News published an article titled, ‘लड़कियों की स्कूली शिक्षा पर कोरोना की मार, करोड़ों की छूट सकती है पढ़ाई- स्टडी’ on 27 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • Local Dibba published an article titled,’क्या कोरोना के बाद स्कूल नहीं लौट सकेंगी लड़कियां? स्टडी में सामने आईं चौंकने वाली बातें’ on 26 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • News18 Hindi published an article titled, ‘देश के 5 राज्यों में हुआ सर्वे, स्कूली लड़कियों पर कोरोना का भयावह असर, करोड़ों छोड़ेंगी पढ़ाई’ on 26 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • The Times of India published an article titled, ‘Covid blow: 37% girls from poor families uncertain of returning to school’ on 27 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • collegedunia.com has published an article titled, ‘Report Says 37% Students Unsure of Returning to School in 5 States’ published on 26 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • Hindustan published an article titled, ‘कोरोना महामारी का स्कूली छात्राओं पर दिखेगा भयावह असर, स्टडी में दावा’ on 26 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • News by Career 360 published an article titled, ‘37% students in five states unsure of returning to school: Report’ on 26 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • EastMojo published an article titled, ‘How COVID-19 pandemic could severely hurt education of girls in India’ on 25 November 2020. Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) in alliance with Malala Fund conducted a study in this regard in districts of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana and Delhi.
  • Speed News Today published an article titled, ‘Crisis of Corona might put a full stop to the education of millions of girls’ on 24 November 2020. It is based on the Release of the Report titled, ‘Life in the Time of Covid-19 – Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India’.
  • Centre for Global Development has published a blog titled, ‘Who Is Going Back to School? A Four-Country Rapid Survey in Ethiopia, India, Nigeria, and Pakistan’ on 24 November 2020. It has been written by Maryam Akmal, Lucia Fry, Neha Ghatak, Susannah Hares, Jyotsna Jha, Ana Luiza Minardi and Naomi Nyamweya.
  • DNA has published an article titled, ‘No work, no money, no school: Children face an uncertain future’ written by Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Ms. Neha Ghatak. It was published on 20 November 2020.
  • News18 Hindi has published an article on 14 November 2020 titled, ‘लड़कियों के लिए डिजिटल माध्यम बेकार, 2 करोड़ लड़कियां नहीं लौट सकेंगी स्कूल’. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge till what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • Kathfodwa has published an article on 14 November 2020 titled, ‘कोरोना का कहर: लड़कियों की पढ़ाई पर फुल स्टॉप लगने का खतरा बढ़ा’. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted in Bihar during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge till what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • Quint Hindi has published an article on 13 November 2020 titled, ‘कोरोना: लड़कों के मुकाबले लड़कियों की पढ़ाई बंद होने का खतरा बढ़ा कोरोना संकट के बाद तकरीबन 2 करोड़ लड़कियां स्कूल नहीं लौट सकेंगी’. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted in Bihar during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge till what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • News Click has published an article on 13 November 2020 titled, ‘कोरोना का क़हर: लड़कियों की पढ़ाई पर फुल स्टॉप लगने का ख़तरा बढ़ा आंकड़ों के मुताबिक कोरोना खत्म होने के बाद भी कई कम और मध्यम आय वाले देशों को मिलाकर तकरीबन 2 करोड़ लड़कियां स्कूल नहीं लौट सकेंगी। इन देशों में भारत भी शामिल है।’. The article was based on a collaborative study conducted in Bihar during COVID-19 by the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS) with support from Malala Fund. The aim of the study was to understand and gauge till what extent digital learning has been useful for girls’ during the closure of schools.
  • Summaiya Khan was interviewed in the podcast published by Deccan Herald (DH Radio). The title of the podcast was ‘World White Cane Day and the woes of visually impaired’ and was published on 15 October 2020.
  • Deccan Herald (DH Radio) published a podcast titled, ‘This Bengaluru-based NGO uses postcards to mentor children in Bihar’ on 25 September 2020. It is based on the CBPS post-COVID response for continuing education in selected State Schools in Bihar: Postcards for students-Empowerment based Mentoring Model.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was a panelist at the ‘Pre-School Education – What does the NEP say?’. It was organised by CITU and SFI and was broadcasted live on Janashakthi Media on 12 September 2020. The poster can be viewed here. The link for the panel discussion can be viewed here:
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  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by a journalist for an article published in devex titled, ‘Examining India’s new education policy through a gender lens’ on 2 September 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was an invited speaker at Swaraj Express on a programme about Anganwadis as on 28 August 2020. The entire session can be viewed here.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha highlights the inconsistencies and lack of detailing across the policy in the article titled, ‘Can The NEP 2020 Solve India’s Kaksha Crisis?’ published by Youth Ki Awaaz. The article was published on 18 August 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was one of the panelist in the panel discussion organised by Youth Ki Awaaz on 15 August 2020. The discussion was titled, ‘Can The NEP 2020 Solve India’s Kaksha Crisis?’. The media coverage as well as the entire session can be viewed here. The poster for the session can be viewed here.
  • As part of the #BackToSchool Campaign launched by Youth Ki Awaaz, the CBPS Team has written an article titled, ‘Can Education In India Go Online If Most Girls Are Left Behind?’. It was published in Youth Ki Awaaz on 11 July 2020.
  • Confluence (Science, Scientists and Society), Indian Academy of Sciences has published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha titled, ‘New’ Directions in Higher Education in India after COVID-19?’ on 22 June 2020.
  • Deccan Herald published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha titled, ‘Needed: A new economic order’ on 3 June 2020.
  • The Wire published an article titled, ‘What a Survey of Children in Bihar Revealed About Online Schooling’ written by Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Ms. Neha Ghatak. It was published on 25 May 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by the Bangalore Mirror for an article titled, ‘Is it time to reduce cost of living in Karnataka?’. It was published on 30 April 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by the Times of India for an article titled, ‘K’taka braces for Rs. 1.2L cr hit in April’. It was published on 29 April 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by the Bangalore Mirror for an article titled, ‘Does Karnataka have an exit strategy? Hospitals have the ‘beds case scenario”. It was published on 28 April 2020.
  • Deccan Herald published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha titled, ‘Death was cheap in India till coronavirus arrived’ on 22 April 2020.
  • Dr. Jyotsna Jha was asked for quotations by the Times of India for an article titled, ‘Hit hard, Karnataka gets only Rs 396 crore from Centre to fight Covid-19’. It was published on 6 April 2020.
  • Dainik Jagran published an article titled, ‘हर काम का हो उचित मूल्यांकन ‘ written by Dr. Jyotsna Jha on 8 March 2020 on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2020.
  • Prajavani published an article titled, ‘State Budget Analysis: Low priority and allocations for children’ written by Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao on 6 March 2020.
  • Pressenza (International Press Agency) published an article titled, ‘Convention on Women and Labour: Unseen Work, Unheard Stories’ on 4 March 2020. It was published on the account of a Convention on Women and Labour held on 29 February 2020 organised by Gram Seva Sangh in collaboration with the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS).
  • The Week published an article titled, ‘Women demand domestic work be factored into GDP’ on 1 March 2020. It was published on the account of a Convention on Women and Labour held on 29 February 2020 organised by Gram Seva Sangh in collaboration with the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS).
  • Prajavani published an article titled, ‘Women’s financial status is still worrisome’ on 1 March 2020. It was published on the account of a Convention on Women and Labour held on 29 February 2020 organised by Gram Seva Sangh in collaboration with the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS).
  • Samyukta Karnataka published an article titled, ‘It’s impossible to put a price on Women’s Work’ on 1 March 2020. It was published on the account of a Convention on Women and Labour held on 29 February 2020 organised by Gram Seva Sangh in collaboration with the Centre for Budget and Policy Studies (CBPS).
  • The Times of India published an article titled, ‘40% of girls aged 15-18 not attending school: Report’ on 25 January 2020. It was published on the account of International Day of Education and National Girl Child Day. On the occasion of International Day of Education this year, here is a factsheet titled, ‘Status of School Education Financing In India’ based on our research that argues for higher and better public investment in school education.
  • Outlook published an article by Ms. Kushboo Sharma and Mr. Mahesh Choudhary titled, ‘Understanding Jawaharlal Nehru in the era of propaganda and misinformation about him’ on 13 November 2019.
  • Business Standard published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao titled, ‘Can India’s education budget fund increased spending in new policy?’ on 10 September 2019.
  • IndiaSpend published an article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao titled, ‘India’s Education Budget Cannot Fund Proposed New Education Policy’ on 10 September 2019.
  • ‘Child nutrition: Low spend leaves Karnataka in Lurch’ was published in Deccan Herald on 30 August 2019. It was on account of the CBPS launch of the report on Public Expenditure on Children in India – Trends and Patterns
  • ‘Karnataka is lacking in child nutrition’ was published in Bangalore Mirror on 30 August 2019. It was on account of the CBPS launch of the report on Public Expenditure on Children in India – Trends and Patterns
  • ‘Karnataka stands fourth in child development: Report’ was published in The Hindu on 30 August 2019 on account of the CBPS launch of the report on Public Expenditure on Children in India – Trends and Patterns
  • Dr. Niveditha Menon was asked for quotations by the Times of India for an article titled, ‘UNPAID LABOUR: Experts want to quantify the value of work done by homemakers’. It was published on 7 July 2019.
  • An article by Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Ms. Puja Minni has been published in Prajavani on 31 May 2019. It is on the Supreme Court Ruling on Aadhaar and Right to Education Admissions in Karnataka.
  • NDTV covered Difficult Dialogues 2019 on 17 February 2019. CBPS along with Difficult Dialogues organised a panel titled, ‘Education for All: Inclusion in Education’ on 1 February 2019.
  • IndiaSpend published an invited piece by Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao titled, ‘Funding For Teacher Training Down 87% In 6 Years, As India’s Central Expenditure On Education Declines’ on 5 February 2019.
  • NDTV published an article titled, ‘Difficult Dialogues Looks At Value Education, Girls Drop-Out Ratio, RTE’ on 2 February 2019. It is based on the panel that CBPS organised with Difficult Dialogues titled, ‘Education for All: Inclusion in Education’ on 1 February 2019.
  • Corporate News For U covered the 20 years Celebration of CBPS on 15 March 2018.
  • Bangalore News Network (BNN) covered the 20 years Celebration of CBPS on 14 March 2018.
  • Bangalore News Network covered the CBPS GrOW film screening for media titled ‘Conversation Among Equals’ on 28 February 2018.
  • Press Release Watch covered the CBPS GrOW film screening for media titled ‘Conversation Among Equals’ on 27 February 2018.
  • ‘With proper supervision sustainable development is possible’ was covered in Prajavani on 30 August 2017 on account of the workshop held by CBPS in collaboration with UNICEF Hyderabad Office  titled ‘Monitoring Progress towards SDGs – Resources and Beyond’.
  • Dr. B R Ambedkar School of Economics – ‘Wish it does not become an island of excellence’ by Dr. Jyotsna Jha was covered in Prajavani on 14 April 2017.
  • Balancing Monetary Policy and Market Operations was covered in Vijay Karnataka on 31 March 2017 on account of the CBPS Annual Endowment Budget Lecture 2017.
  • Insurance and irrigation schemes won’t fix mono-cropping problems has been covered in The Times of India on 16 March 2017.
  • Niveditha Menon was a panelist along with Dr. Ashish Verma (Associate Professor, Transportation Engineering Department,Indian Institute of Science) and Dr. Sudhira H.S (Director,Gubbi Labs) at a meeting called Bus Bhagya Beku! – Janara Budget Goshti and has been covered in Prajavani on 13 March 2017. The title of the article is  ‘Increase the number of buses and reduce the fares’.
  • Two of CBPS’s research studies on Right To Education(RTE) Act has been covered in Citizen Matters (an online Bangalore based paper) on 6 February 2017.
  • CBPS Team which visited Gattu for field work (Mid-term review for a Tata trust grant to M.V. Foundation) received press coverage in Andhra Jyothi and Namaste Telangana on 1 February 2017.
  • CBPS Annual Seminar held on 21 January 2017 received press coverage in The Hindu.
  • ‘The status of Anganwadi’s in four districts in Karnataka’ was published in Vijay Karnataka. This was also for the CBPS Annual Seminar which was held on 21 January 2017.
  • Prof. Vinod Vyasulu, CBPS Board Member has published an article in Deccan Herald on Fallout of ruling on surge pricing on 16 August 2016.
  • CBPS Annual Endowment Lecture on Gender and Development 2016 was covered in Prajavani on 14 May 2016.
  • Reducing Child Marriage in India – A model to Scale up results – New Delhi 2016 a report by CBPS and UNICEF has been covered in The Times of India (Ahmadabad Edition) on 29 March 2016.
  • ‘The road ahead for infrastructure’ by Jyotsna Jha and Madhusudhan B V Rao was published in Deccan Herald – Business Matters on 20 March 2016.
  • Jyotsna Jha and Niveditha Menon’s article has been published in The Economic and Political Weekly (March 19, 2016 – on page 21) titled ‘Why It Is Important to Retain an Independent Mahila Samakhya Programme’.
  • ‘Government has let down Social Sectors’ was published in Prajavani on 19 March 2016 on page 5.
  • Jyotsna Jha’s article has been published in The Times of India on 19 March 2016.
  • ‘Less Grants for the development of children’ was published in Prajavani as on 18 March 2016.
  • Jyotsna Jha’s article on Public Expenditure on Children in Karnataka has been published in The Hindu, Bengaluru on 17 March 2016.
  • Upgrade healthcare service quality, say experts by Srinivas Alamuru and Jyotsna Jha has been published in The Hindu, Bengaluru on17 March 2016.
  • Jyotsna Jha’s article on ‘Call for gender-responsive monitoring of all schemes’ has been published today in The Times of India (Bangalore) on 11 March 2016 .
  • CBPS Response to the Budget 2016-17 was covered in Prajavani on 2 March 2016.
  • On 17 February 2016, Hindustan Exclusive (Muzaffarpur) published an article on Women’s Empowerment in Bihar, with a reference to CBPS Study on Mahila Samakhya. Jyotsna Jha, CBPS and Edgard Rodriguez, IDRC, Canada attended Mahila Samakhya’s Federation meeting at Muzaffarpur.
  • Siddhramaiah’s 1000 days in office: Through the Budget Lens written by Dr. Jyotsna Jha and Mr. Madhusudhan B V Rao was published in Prajavani on 16th February 2016
  • Our  Seminar on Budgeting for Expenditure and Mobilizing Revenues held on 6 February 2016 was covered by Prajavani and Internet News For You
  • Annual Seminar held on 9 December 2015 was covered by Prajavani
  • Main Findings of the District Human Development Report for Bangalore Rural was discussed in opinion columns of Prajavani and The Times of India
  • District Human Development Report for Bangalore Rural, prepared by CBPS, was released by Krishna Byre Gowda, Minister In Charge for the District on 11 September 2015.  Prajavani covered the event.
  • Our Consultative Workshop on National Urban Health Mission on 30 September 2015, got media coverage in The Hindu, Deccan Herald, Bangalore Mirror and This Week Bangalore
  • Annual Endowment Lecture on Gender and Development in memory of Dr. Poornima Vyasulu was covered in Citizen Matters (an online Bangalore based paper) on 14 May 2015.
  • Annual Endowment Lecture on Budgets was held on 25 April 2015 with Jairam Ramesh as the Speaker. The Deccan Herald covered this event.
  • The Pre-Budget Consultation workshop for enhancing budget allocation for 0-6 years, conducted on 31 December 2014 was covered by Prajavani
  • Annual Seminar held on 4 & 5 December 2014 was covered by The Hindu and Prajavani
  • The Outlook carried out an article by Vinod Vyasulu on higher tax rates for those with higher incomes in February 2013
  • The National Medical Journal of India carried an Editorial by Vinod Vyasulu on government financing of health in India in 2011.

Toolkits

These toolkits for local governance and budget analysis were developed by CBPS for conducting training workshops:


Presentations

Annual Seminar 2017 Presentations:

Annual Seminar 2015 Presentations:

Annual Seminar 2014 presentations:

 

Other Resources

 

CBPS Films

 

CBPS Blog